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Agriculture offers a two-fold benefit for the climate: as a place to reduce direct emissions and as a carbon sink. Many farmers have already adopted more climate-friendly agriculture practices, stimulated in part by programs in the 2008 Farm Bill. And with agriculture’s vulnerability to climate change increasingly felt, there are additional reasons to emphasize climate considerations in farm policy. So while getting a climate bill passed will require a gargantuan effort and not a little luck, many of the tools we need to bring about immediate GHG reductions in agriculture already exist in the Farm Bill and, with minimal changes, could help move us towards our overall climate goals